IMPORTATION AND CUSTOMS / IMPORTATION ET DOUANES
Customs, land, sea
Update from the Customs administrations of Angola on measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic (21 April 2020):
1. Measures aiming to Facilitate the Cross-border Movement of Relief and Essential Supplies
CIRCULAR n. 19/GACA/DSA/AGT/2020 - Procedures to be adopted on the import of goods for donation and humanitarian aid for the prevention and expansion containment of the Covid 19 pandemic.
1.1.- The import of goods intended to prevent the expansion of Covid 19 are exempt from payment of customs duties, IVA, and fees due to the provision of services.
1.2. – The above measure, is only applied on import goods exclusively intended for donation and humanitarian aid, and no different use can be given to those.
2. Measures aiming at Supporting the Economy and Sustaining Supply Chain Continuity
CIRCULAR n. 34 DNP/DSIVA/AGT/2020 – Procedures for the implementation of the VAT credit measure approved in the context of easing the economic impact caused by the Covid 19 pandemic on companies.
2.1. - Importers who import raw materials or capital goods that directly compete for the production of good defines in the Presidential Decree n. 23/19, of January 14th, can, upon previous request to Customs Services Directorate, carry out customs clearance of these goods with subsequent adjustment of VAT.
3. Measures aiming at Protecting Customs administrations’ Staff
INFORMATIVE NOTE OF APRIL 11TH
3.1. - AGT Board of Directors directed the fulfillment of procedures and measures such as:
4. Measures aiming at Protecting Society